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Physical Therapy Student Receives Scholarship

The Georgia Foundation for Physical Therapy in conjunction with Team Rehabilitation surprised physical therapy student, Samantha Sims, with a $2,000 scholarship this past semester. Sims was one of eight students to receive a scholarship. The scholarship provides financial assistance to physical therapy and physical therapy assistant students who have demonstrated superior capabilities and the potential […]

Graduate Students Provide Communication Disorders Training

Georgia Southern University graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSDS) program partnered with Georgia Southern’s Campus Police Department to provide communication disorders training. During the student-led training, officers were able to engage in different scenarios and participate in using different augmentative/alternative communication devices. The training focused on improving police interactions with individuals impacted […]

Eleven DPT Students Receive Scholarships

Annually, the Savannah American Business Club (AMBUCS) awards scholarships to students pursuing careers in the allied health professions and who volunteer with AMBUCS. This year, 11 students in Georgia Southern University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program were awarded more than $16,000 in scholarships. The organization has hosted a League of Exceptional Bowlers for more […]

Clark Receives Certified Diversity Executive Credential

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences faculty member, Maya Clark, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, CDE, recently obtained her Certified Diversity Executive (CDE) credential. Clark, who currently serves as an Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellow at Georgia Southern University, is part of the University’s second cohort to earn the CDE credentials. In her role as a fellow, Clark assists the University in […]

Jenkins Named 2020 Distinctive Service Award Winner

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences Professor and Chair Walter Jenkins, PT, LAT, ATC, DHS, will be recognized this April by Purdue University for his influential contributions in the fields represented by health and kinesiology. Jenkins was nominated and chosen by colleagues as one of three recipients for the 2020 Health and Kinesiology Distinctive Service Award which […]